CVE-2017-15265

Source
Severity High
Remote No
Type Privilege escalation
Description
Race condition in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted /dev/snd/seq ioctl calls, related to sound/core/seq/seq_clientmgr.c and sound/core/seq/seq_ports.c.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-511 linux-hardened 4.13.7.a-1 4.13.8.a-1 High Fixed
AVG-510 linux-lts 4.9.56-1 4.9.57-1 High Fixed
AVG-509 linux-zen 4.13.7-1 4.13.8-1 High Fixed
AVG-508 linux 4.13.7-1 4.13.8-1 High Fixed
References
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=71105998845fb012937332fe2e806d443c09e026
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.13.8
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.9.57
http://mailman.alsa-project.org/pipermail/alsa-devel/2017-October/126292.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/10/11/3